Our Seaside Lifesavers

Many a sailing or cruising short breaks in Wales customer continues to be grateful for the existence of the lifeboat service.

You will find 32 lifeboats round the Welsh coast, more famous than the others.

Within the North, Llandudno Lifeboat is exclusive in that it’s stationed inland and has the capacity to launch at either north or west shore. The boat is generally displayed to short breaks in Wales visitors around the Promenade weekly and Bank Holiday fro May to October.

Further West, around the eastern coast of Anglesey may be the Moelfre LIfeboat, renowned for its participation within the Royal Charter save in 1859 and a century later the save from the crew from the Hindlea, with lots of epic rescues among and also, since.

Porthdinllaen around the north coast from the Llyn peninsula is yet another famous name in seaside save history. The station and slipway were built-in 1864 because of instructions towards the RNLI in the Parish Priest following severe storms.

Aberystwyth, in the center of Sweater Bay also offers an excellent record, as the rugged Pembrokeshire coast, using its islands and offshore reefs and rocks, very well-recognized to short breaks in Wales visitors, is offered by no under six save craft, at Sweater, Fishguard, St Davids, Position and Tenby as well as an inshore lifeboat at Little Haven in St Brides Bay.

Like a number of other lifeboats individuals round the Pembrokeshire coast have effected many classic rescues through the years as well as their gallant crews have won many awards.

St Davids Lifeboat in 1954 required part throughout a hurricane, which older short breaks in Wales vacationers may remember, within the epic save from the crew from the Liberian tanker World Concorde, which broke in two from the west coast, and coxswain Watts Johnson and the crew received RNLI medals. In 1910 three people from the crew from the rowing lifeboat were drowned when their craft capsized and native teen Sydney Mortimer grew to become quite the hero, rescuing the survivors off rocks in Ramsey Seem. A youthful crew member seemed to be washed overboard in 1956 throughout the save from the crew of the foreign trawler.

Aaron Marine Offshore is a name to be reckoned with as far as lifeboat load testing services are concerned. Its main base of operations is Singapore. However, it is working in China as well. In China its operations are headed by Eric Liu, a respected name in this industry.